Shawn Gregory Miller of Dallas, formerly of Clayton, Del., passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. He was 21.

Miller was born April 5, 1991, in Dover, Del., the son of Neil Ford of Felton, Del., and Melissa Ann Miller of Townsend, Del.

Miller worked as a male entertainer for several clubs in the Dallas area. He also enjoyed drawing, photography, modeling and fashion.

Miller loved Dallas and always dreamed of becoming a great photographer and stylist. He had just started his photography website.

In addition to his parents, Miller is survived by his stepmother, Christina Ford; four sisters, Ashley, Mackenzie, Gracie and Jazmine; two brothers, Cody and Brian; his maternal grandparents, Henry and Debra Miller; his paternal grandfather, John Ford; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members.

Miller was loved by all who came in contact with him, including his many Dallas friends, such as Lynsey, Matt, Alex, Ricky and Juan.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to The Trevor Project at

A memorial service for Miller will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at 657 Big Oak Road in Smyrna, Del.

Condolence letters may be sent by visiting

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition September 29, 2012.